Guest name: Ms Chew Lee Lan & friends
Number: Group of 04 people
Day 1 ( 24th of Apr ): Arrive to Hanoi – Halong ( L/D )
8.50am arrival AK1446: Up on arrival, you are picked up by tour guide and driver and transfer directly to Halong bay.
12.00: check on cruise and having a good lunch after that getting on the boat for 4 hours cruising to visit the bay with stopover to discovery Dau Go and Thien Cung caves that are the most beautiful caves in bay with great stalactites and stalagmite .Coming back harbor byanother way to see Fighting cock ,Sea dog ,Tortoise ,Sail islands and stop for swimming in blue bay or gazing sunset on sunny day .Have a dinner at hotel. O/N in Halong city.
Accommodation: Halong Pearl hotel – ROH room
Day 2 ( 25th of Apr ): Halong bay – Hanoi – night train to Sapa ( B/L )
Have breakfast at your hotel and relaxing on the beach until check out hotel and have lunch. Transfer back to Hanoi. Have shower at mini hotel next to the train station.
8.00PM: You are picked up and take care you until to the cabin to get a night train to Laocai. O/N on train.
Train to Sapa: Sapaly – deluxe cabin 4-berth
Day 3 ( 26th of Apr ): Sa Pa – Love Waterfall & Muong Hoa valley (B/L)
Arrive Lao Cai you will meet your local tour guide then drive uphill to Sa Pa. Check in to your hotel and enjoy breakfast.
A 40 minute drive takes you to Tram Ton Pass at the height of 2047 meters above sea level (the highest pass in Vietnam) where great views are offered of the surrounding mountains and lush forests of the Hoang Lien National Park. From there you will trek 30 minutes through forest. Along the way you have many chances to see wild flowers. Trekking along the stream you will arrive the Love Waterfall . It is the best place for relax in Sa Pa then return Tram Ton and drive back to Sa Pa. In the afternoon you will visit Muong Hoa valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in northwest Viet Nam. Descending into the valley by foot you will see the largest terraced rice paddy in the Sa Pa area (If you visit the valley between May and October, there is a chance to experience and observe how the locals plant and harvest rice). The walk takes you from Lao Chai village of the Black H'mong minority to Ta Van village of the Zay minority, providing the opportunity to see the different traditions and costumes of the two ethnic minority groups. Return to Sa Pa by car. Overnight in Sa Pa.
Accommodation: Sapa Elegance hotel – Superior room
Day 4 ( 27th of Apr ): Sapa – Lao cai – Nghia Do – Ha Giang(B/L/D)
Today we depart early for all the day long on the van to Ha Giang with stop over at Nghia Do villages – we will visit Tay village the hill tribe people in the north of Vietnam for a quick visit. Enjoy beautiful scenery of the mountainous area, featured with palm tree hills on the way. You will have the opportunity to make some stops en route for taking pictures. Arrival in Ha Giang in the late afternoon. Stay overnight and enjoy dinner
Accommodation: Truong Xuan Resort - bangalo with river view rooms
Day 5 ( 28th of Apr ): Ha Giang – Saphin – Dong Van (B/L/D)
The remote region of Dong Van and Meo Vac is a land of rugged mountains and beautiful hill villages which are unchanged for centuries.
Today we head north west out of Ha Giang Town towards this northernmost tip of Vietnam. The former H’mong royal house at Sa Phin is a primary attraction of the region but the blend of hill tribe people's colorful costumes and the majestic mountainous scenery make this long and bumpy trip an unforgettable experience. O/N in Dong Van.
Accomodation: Cao Nguyen Da Hotel
Day 6 ( 29th of Apr ): Dong Van – Meo Vac – Nguyen Binh – Babe Lakes(B/L/D)
An early morning start to drive through the rolling hills and the picturesque scenery to Ba Be National Park.
We have time to visit Dong Van Town before continuing to Meo Vac which is conquered by the Lo Lo and Pu Peo ethnic minority people. They still retain their age old cultural traditions and are recognizably distinct from each other by their dress. The remoteness and the simple lifestyle of local people are a highlight of Meo Vac although conditions are very basic.
The roads are very bumpy and zigzagging however we will have a chance to meet the Hmong, Dao, Tay and Nung ethnic minorities who make for the main population of this region. We are sure to attract their attention as this part of the country receive very few visitors. Depending on road and traffic conditions we arrive in Ba Be by late afternoon or early evening, but it is still an interesting day.
O/N in Village home stay .
Day 7 ( 30 Apr ) : Babe Lakes(B/L/D)
The legendary lake of Ba Be is just one continuous water body although the name means” three lakes”.
Today we embark on a boat cruising down the Nang River which is the main water source of the lake. This exciting river trip will give us a taste of the tranquil countryside and an enjoyable exploration of the Ba Be National Park. We traverse en route the Poong Grotto before stopping at some nearby hill tribe villages and getting off the beaten track to the scenic Dau Dang Waterfalls.
O/N in Village home stay.
Day 8 ( 1st of May ): Babe Lakes – Hanoi (B)
After breakfast return to Hanoi . Arrive to Hanoi around 5.00PM. O/N in Hanoi.
Accommodation: Le Foyer hotel – city room
Day 9 ( 2nd of May ): Departure from Hanoi ( B )
10.40AM: Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Hanoi airport for departure flight at 13.40pm departure AK1447. End of beautiful trip and see you in next trips.
Accommodation as mention in tour program
English speaking guide during the trip
Air-condition Car during the trip – 16 seats van
Private boat trip in Halong bay and Ba Be Lake
Meals as mention in tour program: B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner
Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles.
International Flights to and from Vietnam
Visa to Vietnam
Services not include in the Tour Itinerary.
Tips for guide and driver